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pelly

Never really gardened until I joined this community, now I'm totally hooked thanks to all the lovely people on here. 🌿🌼🌺🌻🌷🌸🌿

Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata 'Black Barlow'

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pelly

Happy #colourpop Saturday everyone 🖤 #aquilegia-black-barlow #columbine-black-barlow

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juliesgarden

Morning Jane again! Beautiful 💜💜

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jpea

Morning Jane 🙋 unfortunately I can't find the name of my #colourpop aquilegia

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pelly

Thanks Julie 🖤 @juliesgarden

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pelly

Morning Jeremy, I’m sure someone will know 🤔 @jpea

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jpea

Either way if I can capture some seeds from it I'll collect and send them to you @pelly

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joannie.a

Lovely

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hebelover

Morning 💜🖤 Gorgeous colour

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godfreye

Good morning Jane beautiful colour.🤗

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pelly

Aww thank you Jeremy, I've just seen it, it's a beauty. Would you like some of these? 🤔 @jpea

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pelly

Thanks Joan 🙏 @joannie.a

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pelly

Morning Enid, thank you. He really stands out 💜 @godfreye

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pelly

Meant to post this yesterday for #starburst #aquilegia-black-barlow #columbineblackbarlow

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sabbanrula

Beautiful 🖤🖤

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Oh dark and mysterious.....would look nice mixed with pink Jane...that’s a request for next year 🤣🤣👌🏼

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dan5584

Love that! 🖤

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pelly

Already done Elaine, Nora Barlow is right next to it. Elise @auricula and I swapped the two colours 👍 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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pelly

Thanks Dan, it's so dainty 🙏 @dan5584

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pelly

A match made in heaven 😇 @auricula

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kez001uk

Beautiful 😍🖤😍

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pelly

Thanks Kerry, the flowers as tiny and they face down which is such a shame 😢 @kez001uk

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kez001uk

@pelly more nodding flowers 😩 but least the colour can be seen from the back 😂

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pelly

It was great to get out in the garden this afternoon but the wind was really cold. Black Barlow is putting on lots of new growth #aquilegia #aquilegia-black-barlow

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mrsflowerpot

Gosh!! Your plants are so much further ahead than in my garden!!! I've been out fitting the new water butt today and it is freeeeeeezing!!!! Like you say though Jane it's fantastic to actually get outside again, even if it's just for a little while . 💚💚

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lesliecole49

My lone Columbine is doing pretty good right now, too. 😁

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pelly

I don't know what it is about my garden Beck, but my Aquilegias never go away, I'm pulling tatty foliage out all winter and it just grows back 🙄 and yes, it was great to get out @mrsflowerpot 😍👍

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pelly

Glad to hear it Leslie, had it not self-seeded? @lesliecole49 🤔

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pelly

I haven’t got Nora, she would look great next to my black @auricula 💗🖤👍

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pelly

Ohh, I hope you don’t think I was dropping a hint Elise, but we could do a swap if you like? @auricula 🤔💗🖤

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lesliecole49

No Jane, it never flowered! It was a lone seed that survived and got started very late in the summer. I'm happy the foliage survived and am hoping for flowers this year

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pelly

Sounds good to me Elise @auricula 😄👍

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pelly

Fingers crossed Leslie 🤞🤞🤞 @lesliecole49

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pelly

#raindrops #aquilegia #columbine #aquilegiablackbarlow 29/5/19

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pelly

I actually Googled that, answer to follow 😂😂😂 @scaryskates

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joannie.a

How dramatic.

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pelly

Some flowers are just made for raindrops Joan, thank you @joannie.a 😍😍

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pelly

Tiny perfection #aquilegia #aquilegiablackbarlow #perfection 7/5/19

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bigemrg

Small but perfectly formed! Pretty too!

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Pity they won’t hold their heads up...💜👌🏼

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pelly

They are very sweet, but just too small. I was considering getting rid of them last year for that reason and I think when they've finished this year they'll go, I'd prefer something I can actually see @bigemrg @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom 👍👍

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

@pelly oh no 🤦🏼‍♀️ Don’t Jane

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pelly

You can have them, I'll pot them up for you for when we meet again Elaine @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom 👍👍

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telswirld

It’s gorgeous j 😀

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pelly

Thanks Terri @telswirld 😍😍

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pelly

Thanks Jason @Jasonsparkes1 😍😍

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bandicoot

Lovely! 😍

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pelly

Thanks James @bandicoot 😄😄

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pelly

Small but perfectly formed 🖤💚

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juliesgarden

🖤👌

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pixierose

@pelly I have a pale pink one of these. So pretty. 😊🙏🏼👍🏼

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suerichards

Gorgeous 👍

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rachelbrooks

My fave! Love the little shots of lime green 🖤💚🖤

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pelly

They’re gorgeous thanks Christine @pixierose 💚🖤

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pelly

Thanks Sue @suerichards 😍😍

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pelly

At least you got one Jason @Jasonsparkes1 👍👍

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pelly

Me too Rach @rachelbrooks 🖤💚

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jadojado29

Morning Jane @pelly That is so lovely 😍 Love the colours 😍👌😘

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pelly

Afternoon Suzie, thanks, they’re very sweet @jadojado29 💚🖤

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jendren

That’s a beauty Jane

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pelly

Morning peeps, last years Aquilegias are coming on nicely despite all the snow. Have a great day one and all. 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♀️

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ShelleySnyder

Morning to you Jane! I'll be snuggled under the covers in about an hour, have a great say!💘😍

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pelly

Thanks Shelley and sweet dreams lovely lady @ShelleySnyder 😴😴

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Keely

Morning Jane can't wait to see all these in flower again 👍👌 have a good day 😄

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ShelleySnyder

Thank you jane!💘😍

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pelly

Me neither Keely, another of my favourites, enjoy yours too @Keely 😍👍

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pelly

Morning Gary, love them. Enjoy yours too @scaryskates 👍👍

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pelly

Morning Jason, you too @Jasonsparkes1 👍👍

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juliesgarden

Morning Jane , amazing how they all come back to life isn’t it 👍👍

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pelly

Morning again Julie, it will never cease to amaze me, especially after all that snow was dumped on them @juliesgarden 😍😍

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greenfinger14

Morning Jane 👋 N hav a nice day 😘

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nessas

Morning Thelma touch cookies aren’t they 👍🏻☺️

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pelly

#raindrops just now 💚💦

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SikoMa

Already? I can't wait😁😁😁😄😄😄 #anticipation

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pelly

These have been going all winter Dar, I keep cutting them back and they just grow again. @SikoMa 💚💚

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SikoMa

NO WAY! I'm totally jealous😭

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pelly

Oh don't be Dar or I may just have to admit that I'm so jealous of your views!! @SikoMa 😍😍

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SikoMa

😂😂

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pelly

Morning all, fingers crossed it’s supposed to be a dry day here, have a great one whatever you’re doing. This was taken yesterday in the rain. 💚💚

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Keely

Morning Jane fingers double crossed I've got a couple of fence panels to paint today 😄 have a good day 👍

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bigemrg

Good morning Jane! Love the way these hold onto the raindrops! Hope it stays dry for you! 😀

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pelly

Morning Keely, according to the forecast you should be ok, I hope you manage to get it done. We’ve still got the girls and they won’t be going until mid afternoon so I doubt I’ll get in the garden today @Keely 🙂🙂

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pelly

Morning Ian, I do too. It’s supposed to be a dry day here, I hope it is for you too @bigemrg 👍👍

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cotehow

Morning Jane. Dry here too 😀

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jadojado29

Morning Jane @pelly Its dry here also and COLD 😂 sorry am I going on about the cold not to bad I am wrapped up hope no one knocks on my door though with me wearing a scarf, outdoor fleece over my fleece top etc the men in white coats with the van with square wheels would be picking me up 😂😘

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pelly

Morning Steve, long may it last @cotehow 😂😂

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cotehow

Haha, that will be until Tuesday 3am then according to the forecast ⛄️⛄️⛄️

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pelly

Morning Suzie, I now have that picture in my head, sorry but it’s so funny (I know it’s not really, I’ve been there in the depths of winter too) @jadojado29 👍👍

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pelly

Morning Gary, no frost and no wind but quite cold here, enjoy your day @scaryskates 👍👍

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juliesgarden

Morning Jane , no frost here but snow 😱 forecast later ☃️☃️

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pelly

Cheeky chappie plus mildew, great!!! 😠😠😠

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titchyfra

Mornings Jane, I've noticed mildew on plants that never had it before- you could try chopping leaves to base and as it's not cold yet- you should get fresh green regrowth

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pelly

Thanks Franca, I've tried that already, it just keeps coming back. I've tried spray now. @titchyfra 🤔🤔🤔

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tina

Morning Jane 🙋🏽 sorry to hear

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pelly

😂😄😅 @scaryskates

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pelly

#raindrops

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SikoMa

The #anticipation is excruciating🤗🤗🤗

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RedBates

Great capture with the droplet of water 💦

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pelly

Thank you Mandy @RedBates 😊😊😊

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llew

Watch out they can slowly take over a garden including paths and walls🐌🐞🐝

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pelly

They can take over Lorna, I love them 😊😊😊 @llew

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pelly

Morning all. We have rain, I needn't say any more other than have a great day. 💧☔💧

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cottagegardendave

Morning 😊

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pelly

Morning Dave, looks like you had a fabulous day yesterday. 👍👍👍

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SikoMa

Oh yeeeeees ma'am! This is so goin on my wish list😍. Gorgeous!

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pelly

It's gorgeous isn't it Dar, they are only tiny flowers but very beautiful. I have William Guinness too, another dark one. Have a look in my plants directory. 😀😀😀

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Keely

Morning Jane yup ditto 🙆🙆🙆🙆have a good day 😄

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susanhumphrey333

Morning Jane. Great ☔️️💦 You too 😊

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pelly

Great isn't it? @Keely @susanhumphrey 👍👍👍

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bigemrg

Morning Jane! That's a pretty one! Have a super Sunday! 😀

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pelly

Thanks Ian, you too. 😀😀😀 @bigemrg

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nessas

Morning Jane they are super 🖤🖤 have a good one 😊

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vec

Morning Jane, they are gorgeous 🖤

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pelly

@rachelbrooks. This is the same as yours. It's Black Barlow. The green must fade, isn't that a shame 💚💚💚

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Denise16

Oooh that's so pretty!

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pelly

Gorgeous isn't it Denise @Denise16 😍😍😍

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struddles

Ooh that's lovly Jane. Xx

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cottagegardener

Awesome... isn't nature so clever!

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pelly

Isn't it just Nicola @cottagegardener 😊😊😊

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lexijane

Mine hasn't even got buds yet 😏🤔. My Rose Barlow is out but my white & black are way behind 😐

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pelly

My William Guinness is doing well to Lexi. @lexijane 😊😊😊

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lexijane

I just saw that Jane. It looks fab 👌🏼👌🏼👌🏼

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pelly

Morning to all in GTags land. The birds are singing away in my garden and all my plants have survived the night outside. Have a great day. 🙋🙋🙋

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carolineparr235

Good morning Jane ..... another early riser. Fabulous plant, gorgeous colour 💜 and great photo. Bird song is lovely at this time of the day. The last three evenings we have heard a cuckoo in the woodland. Hope you have a lovely day 🙂

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flof1952

Morning Jane .......I love to hear the birds singing. Glad all is well in the garden ......enjoy your day :)

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pelly

Morning Caroline, always an early riser. I can't wait for these to open. Lucky you, I haven't heard a Cuckoo yet @carolineparr235 😊😊😊

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pelly

Morning Pauline, so do I. Have a great day yourself @flof1952 😊😊😊

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Keely

Morning Jane spent 20mins putting all mine out this morning 👍😆

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pelly

Morning Keely, it's so time consuming isn't it? Glad I haven't got that problem now, unless we get another cold snap that is. @Keely 😊😊😊

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pelly

Morning Jason, you too @Jasonsparkes1 😊😊😊

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susanhumphrey333

Morning Jane. Glad your plants are ok. I chickened out and got the Dahlias back in 🙄 going to watch Sarah Raven's video now about pinching them out. Have a good day too 😊👍

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pelly

Morning Sue, I must admit I breathed a sigh of relief when I saw them all @susanhumphrey333 😊😊😊

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charlotte

Morning. I am also listening to the birds - from my comfy warm bed !!!!

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pelly

Lucky lady @charlotte 😊😊😊

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pelly

So excited, I've got my first bud. 😀😀😀

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bigemrg

Yay! I normally have no luck with these but I've managed to get a few to overwinter in the garden! 😀

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rachelbrooks

Brill Jane! 👍🏼👏🏼 are these new to your garden, or did you have them last year?

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awomanonabike

👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 Jane, not long to wait by the look of it. That's interesting Ian, where are you? I love them but they can be a bit of a nuisance as they self seed for me so freely @bigemrg

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pelly

New Rachel, like nearly everything, I love the colour of this one, I've got the William Guinness one too @rachelbrooks 😊😊😊

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pelly

It's my first year Ian, so fingers crossed that I can keep them @bigemrg 😊😊😊

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rachelbrooks

Even better! 👍🏼 I have a couple of these, new this year, no buds as yet...😬

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bigemrg

@awomanonabike - I'm in Hampshire Jacqueline! I know, everyone else seems to be able to grow them like weeds, but I've never had any luck with them! I've got my fingers crossed for this year though! 😀

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awomanonabike

@bigemrg How peculiar (not the living in Hampshire bit 😉) 🤞🏻🤞🏻

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susieg

Woohoo 🙌🏼 looking forward to seeing it 🤗

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pelly

Cataloguing # notmygarden

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kvetinka

Very pretty.

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rachelbrooks

Ooh love this one! Also planted it this year...can't wait to see it! 🖤

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ianshaw

@pelly Love the trend towards dark hellebores, agapanthus etc. The trick is how to set them off

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pelly

Me neither Rachel. @rachelbrooks 😊😊

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pelly

That's the dilemma Ian. 😊😊 @ianshaw

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lexijane

I've got these as plugs Jane. Hoping they're going to look as lovely as those 💜👌🏼

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pelly

It's not my photo Lexi, I got it off the net as most of my plants are new and I wanted to see what they will look like when they're grown. But yes, I hope they do too. @lexijane 😊😊

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lexijane

I know Jane. I mean I hope mine turn out as good as those 😂

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pelly

So do I, both yours and mine Lexi @lexijane 😊😊

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susanhumphrey333

Loving these 😊

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suzyw

I have this too. I'm definitely developing a thing for black flowers 🙈

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